Galatians 2:1-7 NIV

Paul Accepted by the Apostles

1 Fourteen years later I went up again to Jerusalem,1 this time with Barnabas.2 I took Titus3 along also.

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2 I went in response to a revelation4 and set before them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles.5 But I did this privately to those who seemed to be leaders, for fear that I was running or had run my race6 in vain.

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3 Yet not even Titus,7 who was with me, was compelled to be circumcised, even though he was a Greek.8

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4 [This matter arose] because some false brothers9 had infiltrated our ranks to spy on10 the freedom11 we have in Christ Jesus and to make us slaves.

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5 We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel12 might remain with you.

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    • 12 2:5 - ver 14
      6 As for those who seemed to be important13--whatever they were makes no difference to me; God does not judge by external appearance14--those men added nothing to my message.15

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      7 On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted with the task16 of preaching the gospel to the Gentiles,a17 just as Peter18 had been to the Jews.b

      References for Galatians 2:7

        • a 2:7 - Greek "uncircumcised"
        • b 2:7 - Greek "circumcised "; also in verses 8 and 9